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What are Cavities?

"Cavities" is another way of saying tooth decay. Tooth decay is heavily influenced by lifestyle, what we eat, how well we take care of our teeth, the presence of fluoride in our water and toothpaste.    Read "What are Cavities?" article

What's in Your Mouth?

Click on the words to discover what's hiding in your mouth! Make sure the sound is on.    Read "What's in Your Mouth?" article

Too Much Drilling? Not All Early Tooth Decay Needs a Filling

Some dentists are using newer technologies to help detect the beginnings of decay. The aim is to find out when the tooth begins to soften, before it turns into a cavity.    Read "Too Much Drilling? Not All Early Tooth Decay Needs a Filling" article

Newer Technologies Find Tooth Decay Early

Sometimes it's all too obvious that you have tooth decay: You're in pain or you can see a dark spot on your tooth.     Read "Newer Technologies Find Tooth Decay Early" article

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Fresh Breath Assessment

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Guide to Brushing

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